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Nuts and Bolts of New Ventures - 2021
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Session 2:
Business Models;
Organizational and People Issues

Thursday, January 14, 2021
6:00pm to 9:00pm Eastern Time, Room: Virtual - Zoom

Part 1: Business Models

You have determined who wants your product or service. Now the most important question "How Do You Make Money"? or for non-profit ventures "How Do You Create a Sustainable Venture"? This session will discuss Business Models. What are some common business models and when are they most appropriately used?

Readings:
Speaker:
Rich Kivel
Serial Healthcare Industry Entrepreneur
Read His Bio Here.

Video of Presentation:   
Presentation Slides:    Business Models

Part 2: Organizational and People Issues

Most ventures which fail do so because of people issues, not technology, market or funding issues. What people are needed to take the Venture Plan from paper to reality? How do you identify good team members and avoid problems? Building an External Team and an Internal Team. Developing and implementing a philosophy for the business.

Reading:
Timmons, Jeffrey A., New Venture Creation- Entrepreneurship for the 21st Century, Chapter 7 "The New Venture Team".   Students Registered For Credit See, Course Reader.

Speaker:
Habib Haddad
Founding Managing Partner of the E14 Fund, the MIT Media Lab affiliated venture fund
About Habib

In this session we will hear from a panel of entrepreneurs about their experiences:

Video of Presentation:   
Presentation Slides:    No Slides Were Used In this Session

 

 

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